“We’ll see” was often a phrase that we heard growing up that would send us away rolling our eyes and knowing that the answer was probably a no. As I have been working with my meditation practice, I notice this phrase has more value than I seemed to realize. Instead of grasping and Read More →
Vulnerability is our capacity to be wounded, emotionally or physically.
Many of us believe that we must do whatever we can to avoid such suffering. In doing this, however, in staying ‘safe’, we may miss the discovery of our greatest strengths and invitations to actualize our potential.
Human nature is paradoxical. Our bodies are at once incredibly fragile and enduring. A body can recover from 13 rounds of chemotherapy or rupture unexpectedly because of a tiny clot in a blood vessel. We live surrounded by stories of human fragility and miraculous endurance. It is our work to find a way to stand in our beautiful contradiction. Read More →
When going through a difficult time in our lives we tend to think that the challenging period is going to last forever. Below is a funny, helpful song from the musical ‘Avenue Q’ which reminds us that everything in life is only for now.
Everyone’s a little bit unsatisfied.
Everyone goes ’round a little empty inside.
Take a breath,
Swallow your pride,
For now… Read More →
For the end of a relationship…moving on
“I Survived You”
I see the picture clear now, the fog has lifted.
The wool you tried to pull over my eyes was clever.
Yeah you’re gifted.
But you forgot to dot some I’s, and cross some T’s along the way.
I’m better now despite you baby.
I’m stronger these days.
Stronger. Read More →